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98° To Release ‘LET IT SNOW’ This October with Christmas Tour Kicking Off November 9th

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With more than 10 million albums sold, multi-platinum recording artist 98° (Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons) will release their first full-length Christmas album in 18 years, Let It Snow, on October 20, 2017 via UMe.  Their new original song “Season of Love,” is available now to stream or as a digital download when you pre-order the digital album. Recorded this summer in Los Angeles, the album features the group’s signature R&B-tinged, four-part harmonies. To celebrate their new album, the band embarks on a 31-city tour kicking off November 9 and concludes December 23.

Concert goers can expect a high-energy 98° show featuring holiday songs from their new album, as well as their beloved hits. Along with classics like the title track, “Let It Snow,” the 12-song collection includes a newly penned and recorded song, “Season of Love,” their take on “What Christmas Means To Me,” the standard that was popularized by Stevie Wonder and an interpretation of Joni Mitchell’s “River.” The guys also put their own spin on the classic carols, “The First Noel.” The band recruited Grammy-nominated music, TV and film producer Adam Anders to oversee the project who is best known for his work as executive music producer for Glee who has written and recorded with some of the biggest names in contemporary pop music including Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Backstreet Boys and the Jonas Brothers.

Let It Snow is their second Christmas title, their critically-acclaimed This Christmas was a million-selling, platinum album in 1999. “As a group, our favorite record,hands down, is [This Christmas],” says Drew. “We’re proud of the music, the harmonies, the production. It’s a Christmas record that every year people can put on and enjoy.” “We have primarily a female audience, but we’ll have guys come up to us and say, ‘You know what? I love the Christmas album; my mom bought it for me.’ It’s bro code that the Christmas album’s allowed,” Timmons jokingly added. Plus, “it’s a special year for us – it’s the 20th anniversary of our first release on Motown Records,” says Nick. “So, it just seemed like the perfect moment to revisit that and do a Volume Two.”

Let It Snow Track Listing:

1. What Christmas Means to Me

2. Please Come Home for Christmas

3.  Run Rudolph Run

4. Let It Snow

5. Season of Love (**new original song)

6. What Child Is This

7. The First Noel

8. Mary, Did You Know?

9. Little Town of Bethlehem

10. Little Saint Nick

11. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

12. River

Tour Dates
11/9/2017 Thursday Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre
11/10/2017 Friday Larchwood, IA Grand Falls Casino
11/11/2017 Saturday Riverside, IA Riverside Casino
11/16/2017 Thursday Lemoore, CA Tachi Palace Casino
11/17/2017 Friday Brooks, CA Cache Creek Casino
11/18/2017 Saturday Reno, NV Silver Legacy Casino
11/19/2017 Sunday Cupertino, CA Flint Center for the Performing Arts
11/24/2017 Friday Foxwoods, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino
11/25/2017 Saturday Atlantic City, NJ The Borgata
11/26/2017 Sunday Westbury, NY Westbury Music Fair
11/28/2017 Tuesday Richmond, VA Carpenter Theatre
11/29/2017 Wednesday Atlanta, GA Atlanta Symphony Hall
11/30/2017 Thursday Jacksonville, FL Florida Theater
12/1/2017 Friday Biloxi, MS IP Casino
12/2/2017 Saturday Marksville, LA Paragon Casino
12/5/2017 Tuesday Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center
12/6/2017 Wednesday Louisville, KY Palace Theater
12/8/2017 Friday St. Petersburg, FL Mahaffey Theatre
12/9/2017 Saturday Miami, FL Magic City Casino
12/10/2017 Sunday West Palm Beach Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
12/11/2017 Monday Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
12/13/2017 Wednesday Elkhart, IN Lerner Theater
12/14/2017 Thursday Northfield, OH Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
12/15/2017 Friday Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Center
12/16/2017 Saturday Waukegan, IL Genesee Theatre
12/17/2017 Sunday Detroit, MI Motor City Casino
12/19/2017 Tuesday Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center
12/20/2017 Wednesday Anaheim, CA The Grove of Anaheim
12/21/2017 Thursday Thousand Oaks, CA Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
12/22/2017 Friday Tucson, AZ Desert Diamond Casino
12/23/2017 Saturday Primm, NV Star of the Desert Arena

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John’s University.

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